Abo to president of Stella D'oro
April 26, 2007
by Eric Schroeder
BRONX, N.Y. — Stella D’oro, a maker of cookies, breakfast treats, biscotti and breadsticks, has named Michele Abo president effective May 2.
Ms. Abo most recently was vice-president of national accounts and business development for the Entenmanns’s division of George Weston Bakeries. Prior to that, she was vice-president of sales for the New York Metro Region for George Weston. Before joining George Weston, Ms. Abo held executive sales positions at both Frito-Lay and the Boston Popcorn Co.
"We are delighted that Michele will be joining Stella D’oro as our president," said Henk Hartong, chairman of Stella D’oro. "We are committed to strengthening and growing the Stella D’oro brand in our core markets while at the same time, strengthening our distribution on a national basis. Michele brings to Stella D’oro a superb track record in both of these areas and we are confident that she will lead Stella D’oro into its finest days."